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Important Notice: 

While Maryland has moved into Stage II reopening plans, Catholic Charities has ongoing discussions about deliberate and thoughtful ways to operate in the safest possible manner for our colleagues, volunteers, communities, and individuals we serve. We continue to ask our wonderful volunteers to stay safer at home. Our meal service continues on a grab-and-go basis. If you are interested in preparing and providing meals, please contact HelpNow@cc-md.org.

  • Soon, we will be updating our Volunteer Portal with ways you can be a virtual volunteer, help from home, deliver goods and items, and more. 
  • Bilingual SNAP eligibility and application hotline: 667-600-2291
    We are an authorized community-based service, reliable and secure, and able to help complete SNAP applications by phone.
  • We continue to ask our wonderful volunteers to stay safer at home.
  • Our meal service continues on a grab-and-go basis. If you are interested in preparing and providing meals, please contact HelpNow@cc-md.org.
  • Soon, we will be updating our Volunteer Portal with ways you can be a virtual volunteer, help from home, deliver goods and items, and more. 
  • Bilingual SNAP eligibility and application hotline: 667-600-2291
    We are an authorized community-based service, reliable and secure, and able to help complete SNAP applications by phone.

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DONATION HOURS: Monday through Friday 1 pm-4 pm (Weekend by appointment only – email jmartin@cc-md.org)

DONATION ADDRESS: 411 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Clothing Needs (New clothing only):

  • Brand new underwear, bras, and socks of all sizes
  • Brand new t-shirts of all sizes (larger sizes preferred)
  • Brand new athletic shorts/leggings/capris/pants (larger sizes preferred)
  • Brand new scrubs (tops and bottoms)
  • Personal protective equipment (face masks)
  • We cannot accept used clothing at this time, as we are unable to provide the manpower to sort, clean, and distribute all of these items.

Operations Needs (New/unopened only):

  • Bottled water (in preparation for hot weather as a Baltimore City cooling center)
  • Personal hand sanitizer and personal hand wipes
  • Disinfectant wipes and spray
  • Liquid laundry detergent and bleach
  • Latex gloves and large black trash bags
  • Paper towels and toilet paper
  • Personal wash cloths and bath towels (must be new)

Kitchen/Food Needs (Opened or expired items cannot be accepted): 

  • Pre-made bagged lunches (sandwich, condiments on side or we can provide, 1-2 snacks such as pretzels or granola bar, a bottle of water, and fruit if possible)
  • Pre-cooked and frozen casseroles 
  • Bottled water, ground coffee, tea bags, drink mix (lemonade, iced tea)
  • Loaves of sliced white or whole wheat bread, tortillas
  • Canned vegetables (green beans, peas, spinach, collard greens, sweet potatoes, corn)
  • Canned soups (chicken noodle/variations, tomato soup, vegetable soups)
  • Frozen ground beef or turkey
  • We are in need of meal service sponsors to provide direct support to lunches and dinners – email jmartin@cc-md.org if you, your organization/job/school, or family and friends would like to join!

Personal Hygiene Needs (Travel or full-size; new/unopened only):

  • Deodorant – high priority!
  • Personal washcloths – high priority!
  • Bath towels – high priority! 
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Soap and body wash
  • Individually packed toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste and dental floss
  • Lotions (hand and body)
  • Hair combs and brushes
  • Depends and other adult diapers
  • Sanitary pads and tampons
  • Feminine hygiene personal wipes

Open since 1982, My Sister’s Place Women’s Center is Baltimore City’s longest-serving women’s day shelter and resource center for women and children experiencing homelessness and poverty. We empower those we serve to overcome their situations through our services, which include extensive workshops centered on the 8 realms of wellness: emotional, spiritual, intellectual, physical, environmental, financial, occupational, and social wellness.

More than just a meal program, My Sister’s Place Women’s Center provides a safe haven for women in Baltimore City, a place to receive love and support as they work to overcome their barriers.

Click here to learn more about “Learn to Earn.”

 

CONTACT MY SISTER’S PLACE WOMEN’S CENTER 667-600-3700

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